Book Review- Traveler



Traveler by L. E. Delano
Published by Swoon Reads on February 7, 2017
Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Pages: 352

Jessa has spent her life dreaming of other worlds and writing down stories more interesting than her own, until the day her favorite character, Finn, suddenly shows up and invites her out for coffee. After the requisite nervous breakdown, Jessa learns that she and Finn are Travelers, born with the ability to slide through reflections and dreams into alternate realities. But it’s not all steampunk pirates and fantasy lifestyles—Jessa is dying over and over again, in every reality, and Finn is determined that this time, he’s going to stop it…This Jessa is going to live.

Traveler is one of those books that’s been on my TBR since before it came out. The idea behind the book sounded really interesting, but for some reason I was reluctant to pick it up. I finally checked it out from the library, and I am so glad I did, guys. This book really surprised me, and I ended up enjoying more than I ever thought I would!

The beginning of the book was a little confusing. I loved when Jessa met Finn and started to learn about being a traveler, but the whole idea behind travelers was a little hard to grasp at first. I had so many questions about why and how… but thankfully all of my questions were answered and the plot holes were filled in. So while I was kinda worried that this book would leave me unsatisfied with a half-cooked amazing idea, I am happy to report that everything was explained!

I thought Jessa and Finn were adorable too. I loved being able to meet alternate versions of each character, and explore all of the different worlds. The worlds were so well imagined and super cool, and each of the alternate characters from the different worlds were really fun to read about.

I loved how independent Jessa was. Sure, she wasn’t the strongest character out there, but all her reactions felt honest, and I loved how she stood up for what she believed in.
Finn and Ben (Jessa’s best friend/other love interest) were both awesome characters, as were Jessa’s mom, brother, and pretty much everyone. I just really enjoyed the characters in this book. They were all so developed and interesting, and even the alternates for each character were individual and well developed. It was easy to distinguish between each alternate, which really just added an amazing element to the book.

The ending of this book completely took me by surprise as well. The ending definitely just made the book for me. It broke my heart but also gave me so much hope. I really can’t wait for the next one to come out. I need to know what is going to happen!!
I would recommend this book to basically anyone who loved a good YA science fiction with some good swoons in it. This book was altogether adorable and heart pounding, and it was totally worth the read!

I am going to give Traveler four out of five hearts!

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11 thoughts on “Book Review- Traveler

  1. I’m really happy to see that you enjoyed this book. I’ve seen mixed things about it so I’m wary of picking it up, even though I usually don’t have problems picking up books that have gotten mixed reviews.

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    • I’m really glad I picked it up! I was hesitant to, but it’s been on my TBR since long before it was released, so I decided to just finally do it! You have to let me know what you think of it if you decide to read it!


  2. Ohhh lovely review! I hadn’t heard about that book until just now and…well, I wonder why, it sounds really good – and that cover is stunning. I really ike the idea behind the book of travelers and I’m glad to hear that, despite the confusion at the beginning, it all was explained well! I might have to add this to my TBR, thank you so much! 😀


  3. I’ve added this book to my wishlist recently. Fell in love with the cover at first but when I’ve read the synopsis I decided this was a must-buy. Glad to have read your review! I’ll bump it up a notch and hope I can buy it soon xD

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  4. I HAVE to read this one. Usually it’s not my type of read, sci-fi kinda bores me, but this one has a twist that really interests me with keeping Jess alive. I’m excited to read it!

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